Energy and extraction

Last updated: 2015-03-11

Here you can read on permits regarding energy aspects.

  • Certain pipelines 

    Laying pipelines for the transport of crude oil or crude oil products, or of another fluid or gas (not natural gas) intended for use as fuel. As of 2013, the...

  • Electric power lines 

    Building and using electrical power lines.

  • Mining (exploration and exploitation) 

    For the exploration and mining of mineral deposits on land, you must hold a permit from the Mining Inspectorate of Sweden.

  • Mining activities 

    A license is required for quarrying of rock, stone, gravel, sand, mud, soil, peat or other soil types, except for household needs.

  • Natural gas pipelines 

    To construct or use a natural gas pipeline you must hold a concession (a kind of permit) from the Swedish Government.

  • Nuclear activities (application) 

    In order to be allowed to conduct a nuclear activity, a licence is always required from the Swedish Government or from the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority....

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